The better prepared you are, the safer and more enjoyable your travel will be.
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Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
We deliver a range of consular services for Australians overseas. These include travel advice, notarial services, passports, consular support and crisis response.
We work closely with a range of government and not for profit partners to prepare our advice, and to promote Smartraveller.
If you're going overseas to get married, you may need a Certificate of No Impediment to Marriage (CNI) to prove you're free to marry.
Civil unrest is conflict between different groups of people living in the same country. It can be peaceful or violent. Read more to learn how to stay safe if there is civil unrest while you're travelling.
There’s plenty you can do to reduce the risk of theft, muggings and robberies when you travel.